How to Remove Rust From Brass Hardware?

Answer Brass hardware is a decorative accent for cabinets, desks and other objects. As an alloy of copper and zinc, brass tarnishes as a way to protect itself. This tarnish, or rust, slows down further ru... Read More »

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How to Clean Rust From Brass-Coated Jewelry?

Brass-coated jewelry needs to be kept free of rust so that it can retain its color and overall look. Once the brass coating rusts away, you will be able to see the plain metal underneath it, which ... Read More »

How to Age Brass Hardware?

As brass hardware ages, its surface oxidizes, which leaves a layer of tarnish over the hardware. Over time, an additional protective layer, called a patina, forms over the untreated tarnished brass... Read More »

How do I refinish brass hardware?

Unscrew hardware with a flat-head screwdriver. Dip hardware in an environmentally safe paint stripper. Rub off acrylic coating and dirt with a fine-grit steel wool pad. Buff the hardware with a hig... Read More »

How to Restore Brass Hardware?

Brass is a metal alloy made from copper and zinc. The gold tones of brass hardware are often paired with dark, weathered and deep stains on antique furniture. Brass tends to corrode or tarnish with... Read More »